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The Pirate Movie (1982)
 5.3
 4K
The Pirate Movie (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy/musical utilizing both new songs and parodies from the original (Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance), as well as references to popular films of the time, including Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In your typical boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy fights girl with swords plot, the story revolves around Mabel ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, romantic, satirical, stylized, sexy, reflective, clever ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: pirate, time travel, ship, parody, romance, adventure, family, treasure hunt, heroes, forbidden love, ocean or sea, battles, kidnapping, love and romance, fall in love, adventurer, cruise, imaginary, young lovers, escapades, rescue, swashbuckler, happy ending, sword fight, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, victorian era
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to The Pirate Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, semi serious and feel good films with plots about adventure, adaptation, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Romance genres. Some movies like The Pirate Movie: The Pirates of Penzance (1983), Muppet Treasure Island (1996), Cutthroat Island (1995), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Brenda Starr (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are a few surprises in store for him! It all ends happily, but not before ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: pirate, opera, destiny, ocean or sea, friends, heroes, adventure, love and romance, escapades, mute or deaf, romance, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, 1930s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure, puppet, adventure, puppets, pirate, family, danger, youth, young heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, adventure, rivalry, ship, map, danger, ocean or sea, battles, daring rescue, escapades, island ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, love and romance, novelist, couple relations, escapades, lifestyle, writer's life, treasure, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dictator ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 4.8
 945
Brenda Starr (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining, comic ...
Plot: adventure, romance, adventurer, rivalry, journalism, falling in love, rescue, mysterious stranger, spy, reporter, mad scientist, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 27K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, abandoned baby, baby, sailor, octopus, disney, family, babies and infants, escapades, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Carry on Jack (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). Those swabbing the decks include Juliet Mills, Charles Hawtrey and Donald ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: ship, mistaken identity, captivity, rebelliousness, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, military, adventurer, gang, parody ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: spain, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 12K
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Matchmaker, Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: merchant, opposites attract, promotion, urban, couple relations, city life, fall in love, romance, love and romance, looking for love, couples, dance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, unlikely couple, adventure, opposites attract, escapades, map, danger, stranded, romance, chase, gem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 8K
Cabin Boy (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, mistaken identity, prank, adventurer, nothing goes right, goofy hero, danger, prostitute, ship, justice, dumb, ocean or sea ...
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, single parent, opposites attract, rescue, adventure, family, romance, captivity, odd couple, pets, family life ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: time travel, pirate, outer space, treasure hunt, space travel, space war, adventure, parody, destiny, save the world, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 62K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, pirate, adventure, first love, childhood, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, mermaid, parents and children, fantasy world, island, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Babes in Toyland (1960)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: village, toy soldier, toys, family, adventure, romance, kids and family, rivalry, pirate, youth, danger, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 7K
Pirates (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: pirate, ship, sea, dishonesty, against the odds, tough heroes, ocean or sea, rivalry, betrayal, treasure hunt, danger, rebelliousness ...
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: humorous, witty, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, thief, folk hero, robin hood, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, dungeon, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult movie cast, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, buddies, partners, disorder, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Savage Islands (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nathaniel Williamsen (O'Keefe) is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie (Seagrove). Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes (Jones), who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, bleak
Plot: pirate, kidnapping, rescue, island, adventurer, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, escapades, adventure, danger, ocean or sea ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: culture clash, tourist, fish out of water, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, adventurer, society, love and romance, fall in love, newspaper, boat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, australia, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, rainstorm, shell, parrot, snail, vegetarian, family, adventure, doctors and patients ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 217K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: duel, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, fairy, rescue, pirate, self discovery, childhood, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paul Reubens stars as Pee-wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his front yard. Pee-wee, along with an outlandish cast of animals and circus performers, puts on the best show ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: circus, small town, farm, adventure, misfit, workplace, love triangle, trapeze, pig, romance, fall in love, family ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, satirical, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, vengeance, adventure, romance, betrayal, partners, against the odds, crimes, heroic mission, good versus evil, kidnapping, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: france, england, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 3K
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must make a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from his professor and takes a plane to find them. But he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: chase, girlfriend, rescue, adventure, nothing goes right, romance, high school, friendship, youth, disorder, boat, prisoner ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, family, best friends, youth, opposites attract, coming of age, friends, twentysomething life, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, couple relations, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, colorado, united states, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Little Romance (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young American girl and a young French boy meet in Paris and fall in love, with the assistance of an old man and his stories.
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: missing child, coming of age, teenage girl, teen angst, bridge, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fugitives, fall in love, hopes, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, italy, europe, venice, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, king arthur, earthquake, camelot, family, adventure, medieval, supernatural ability, hopes, wish come true, parallel world, cinderella story ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: california, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mermaid, romance, disorder, dishonesty, couples, buddies, youth, friends, nothing goes right, love and romance, rock, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 3K
Vibes (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they're contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find his lost son in South America, in the heart of Incan ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, idiotic, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, on the road, forbidden love, murder, adventure, romance, good versus evil, fish out of water, odd couple, misfit, unlikely partners, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: ecuador, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London ...
Style: realistic, exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, sword fight, hidden identity, dishonesty, partners, head of state, political intrigue, against the odds, disorder, mistaken identity, rescue, adventurer ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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